State Census Office Manager Kevin Iverson says North Dakota remains the state with the highest percentage growth since the 2010 census at 12.7 percent, followed by Texas at 10.8 percent and Utah at 10.4 percent.
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"If anything, it was probably a little conservative," he said of North Dakota's estimated population by the Census Bureau. "Just because people are here doesn't make them residents."
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